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Flexor tenosynovitis is an inflammation of the tendon sheath that surrounds the flexor tendons in the hand and fingers. It is caused by repetitive motion, trauma, or infection. Symptoms include pain, swelling, and tenderness in the affected area. The tendon sheath may also become thickened and warm to the touch. Treatment typically involves rest, anti-inflammatory medications, and physical therapy. In severe cases, surgery may be necessary to remove the inflamed tissue.
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